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8 Things To Do In Savannah For An Incredible Vacation

Savannah is a coastal city in Georgia and is separated from South Carolina by the Savannah River in the United States. Interestingly, you will find Savannah filled with cobblestone streets lined with moss-laden oaks. Beautiful, right? In addition, Savannah is known for its stunning architecture, peaceful parks, interesting tours, lip-smacking dishes, museums and many more. Interestingly, you will find many things to do in Savannah. How about discovering the top 8 things to do in Savannah? Cool, huh? Well, we here at Pickyourtrail have curated a list of top 8 things to do in Savannah. Curious to know? Well, keep reading.

The Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah
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8 things to do in Savannah

  • Old Savannah Trolley Tours
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
  • Savannah Theatre
  • Forsyth Park
  • Telfair Museum of Art
  • Wilkes House
  • City Market
  • Old Fort Jackson

1. Old Savannah Trolley Tours

Old Savannah Trolley Tours
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Old Savannah Trolley Tours is definitely one of the top 8 things to do in Savannah. Also, this is one of the best ways to explore the city. The trolley covers 22 squares and will take you to the major tourist places. Also, there are 15 different stops and you can hop off from the trolley whenever you want. John the Baptist, Temple Mikve Israel, Sorrel Weed House, Juliette Gordon Low Home, Mansion on Forsyth Park, Mulberry Inn and The Pirates House are some of the places covered by the Old Savannah Trolley Tours.

2. The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is one of the impressive buildings in Savannah. The architecture of the cathedral will make you awestruck. The towering spires, stained glasses, and the marble railings make this place a must-visit in Savannah. Whether you are attending a religious mass or taking a self-guided tour, you will definitely enjoy visiting this place. Also, self-guided tours are available from 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM and from 12:45 PM to 5:00 PM.

3. Savannah Theatre

Savannah Theatre
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How about visiting the oldest theatre in Savannah? That’s cool, huh? The Savannah Theatre was built in 1818 December and is one of the favourite places to visit in Savannah. You will find many performances being performed here on a daily basis. So, make sure you attend any one of these performances for an amazing experience. Also, right outside the theatre, you will find a bench where several scenes of the movie Forrest Gump was shot. Amazing, huh? You will also find a huge number of tourists clicking images at this place. So, do not forget to click some images here.

4. Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park
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Savannah is filled with plenty of parks and Forsyth Park is undoubtedly one of the best parks in Savannah. Interestingly, this is one of the largest and active parks in Savannah. The main attraction of this park is the cast-iron fountain. This fountain was built is 1858 and intended to be the focal point of the park. Also, you will find some lovely areas in the park to walk and play. So, make sure you spend some time walking around the park with your loved ones. Well, a vacation is never complete without taking some Instagram worthy pictures, right? Yes, you guessed it right. This place is one of the best places to capture some Instagram worthy clicks. So, take some clicks here. A visit to Forsyth Park is definitely one of the top 8 things to do in Savannah, right?

5. Telfair Museum of Art

Telfair Museum of Art
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Telfair Museum is the oldest art museum in Savannah and is housed inside a Classical Regency mansion. This museum was designed by an English architect and was purchased by the son of Georgian governer. You will find European art collections, American works in a variety of media with a focus on 19th- and 20th-century arts, unique sculptures, artworks of Robert Henri, George Luks, and Childe Hassam. In addition, this museum also includes a 19th-century room and offers a self-guided audio tour. Also, it is highly advisable that you take a guided tour to know every piece of information about the museum.

6. Wilkes House

Foodies, pay attention! How about visiting a place which will fill your stomach with some traditional dishes? Awesome, huh? Wilkes House is very well known for its traditional dishes. Also, you will find a huge number of tourists and locals here. Some of the must-try dishes are fried chicken, sweet potatoes, gumbo, okra, and cornbread. Lovely, right? So, make sure you visit Wilkes House to taste these traditional dishes.

7. City Market

A visit to City Market is definitely one of the top 8 things to do in Savannah. Interestingly, you will find a huge number of tourists and locals here. You will find artist studios, plenty of dining areas, and entertainment areas. In addition, you will find a lot of boutiques and candy shops. That’s cool, huh? So, make sure you spend some time in the City Market to fill your bag with exciting things. Also, you will find the City Market flooded with tourists in the evening. So, make sure you visit early for a peaceful visit.

8. Old Fort Jackson

Old Fort Jackson
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Well, the Old Fort Jackson is the final one to enter the 8 things to do in Savannah list. This is one of the oldest standing brick forts in the state of Georgia and was built in 1808. This fort was named after a Georgian governor who freed Savannah from the British rule. The Old Fort Jackson is a famous National Historic Landmark which is maintained by the Coastal Heritage Society and attracts 50,000 visitors every year. Amazing, huh? In addition, the fort also features cannon firing demonstration for the tourists.
You will also find many guided tours to Old Fort Jackson. So, make sure you take a guided tour for a better experience.

Savannah is definitely a lovely place to visit, right? Well, how about planning a vacation to Savannah to experience all these 8 things to do in Savannah for real? Amazing, right? Well, all you need to do is to reach Pickyourtrail website and check on the travel packages to start your vacation. Also, you can ping us in Whatsapp and one of our travel experts will immediately connect with you to help you plan your vacation. Cool, huh? You can also download the Pickyourtrail app to get complete support from our Customer Happiness team throughout your vacation. Also, follow this page for more travel contents. It’s time to create your own travel story with Pickyourtrail. Happy Travelling!!

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